Best UK hotels for walking and hiking

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2021 Editor's Choice Walking

Best UK hotels for walking and hiking

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The Peacock at Rowsley

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Rowsley

The Peak District national park is on your doorstep here, and staff will recommend a wide range of walks. Try the eight-mile round-trip to Chatsworth House along the River Derwent, stopping for a pint at the Red Lion in Bakewell en route.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
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  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
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Pen-y-Dyffryn

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Oswestry

Walking holidays are a speciality here, thanks to the hotel’s blessed situation amid the hills and footpaths of the Welsh Borders. You can do 30-minute strolls to full-day treks. Offa’s Dyke long-distance trail is less than a mile away.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • wildlife_watching
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The White Horse

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Brancaster Staithe

Walk to the end of the garden of this family-run hotel, and you’ll find the Norfolk Coast Path, with its miles of beach, marshland, bridleways, quiet country lanes, abundant birdlife and enormous skies.
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  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • golf
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • boutique
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The Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Skenfrith

Six circular walks, taking in glorious Monmouthshire countryside, start from the Bell’s front door; staff provide illustrated guides charting the route, history and wildlife of each one. In summer, you can order a picnic to take with you.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • boutique
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Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Rannoch Station

There’s no TV, radio, Wi-Fi or mobile signal here – just miles of moorland sometimes described as Britain’s last great wilderness. By turns desolate and uplifting, it has been lauded by writers from William Wordsworth to Robert Macfarlane.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
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The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn

Newton Abbot

There is no shortage of beautiful walks from the front door of this cosy inn through Dartmoor’s huge spaces, and staff will provide plenty of detailed information on them. South Devon and the Coast Path are a short drive away.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
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Blue Hayes

Blue Hayes

St Ives

The gardens at this glamorous, sun-soaked hotel on Porthminster Point lead on to the South West Coast Path – ideal for walks that will conveniently take you past many foodie and cultural points of interest, such as Tate St Ives.
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • guest_house
  • walking
  • romantic
  • surfing
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
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Lorum Old Rectory

Lorum Old Rectory

Bagenalstown

The Blackstairs mountains and South Leinster Way are a short stroll from this country house, as is the Barrow Navigation Towpath. Curracloe beach, where the D-Day scenes of Saving Private Ryan were filmed, is an hour’s drive away.
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
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  • wi-fi
  • guest_house
  • golf
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • adults-only
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Ael y Bryn

Ael y Bryn

Crymych

Pembrokeshire’s dramatic coastal paths and the Preseli hills are waiting to be discovered on foot from this friendly, adults-only B&B. On your return there is a drying room for muddy clothes, and pre- arranged evening meals.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
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  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • adults-only
  • parking
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Forest Side

Forest Side

Grasmere

Just ten minutes on foot from Grasmere, this is an idyllic spot for walkers of all abilities, from ramblers to serious hikers. Luxury rooms and a Michelin-starred restaurant will do wonders for aching feet and hungry tummies on your return.
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  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • wine
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • bird_watching
  • foodie
  • honeymoon

2020 Editor's Choice Walking

Best UK hotels for walking and hiking

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Tudor Farmhouse

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Clearwell

Guests can roam 14 acres of ancient grassland without even leaving the property at Hari and Colin Fell’s boutique hotel, but the Forest of Dean beckons, with its four-mile sculpture trail. Ask for information and guides.
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  • garden
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  • wi-fi
  • parking
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  • fishing
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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The Traddock

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Austwick

Guide books, maps and a packed lunch can be supplied at the Reynoldses’ Dales hotel. Whether you’re up for the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge or a stroll in the Forest of Bowland, you can reward yourself on your return with afternoon tea in the lounge.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • fishing
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Pendragon Country House

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Camelford

Whether you choose to follow the Coastal Path or stride out on Bodmin Moor from Sharon and Nigel Reed’s small hotel, they will provide a pick-up-and-drop-off service. Set off with a superb breakfast under your belt.
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  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
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  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • guest_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • eco-friendly
  • golf
  • electric_charging_point
  • horse_riding
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

Help yourself to a complimentary packed lunch before setting off from James Moffett’s manor house hotel to explore the Peak District, discover Dovedale, perhaps to follow the old railway track bed of the Tissington and High Peaks Trails.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • good_value
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Ees Wyke Country House

Ees Wyke Country House

Ambleside

Wherever you walk around here, you find yourself in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter, who spent family holidays at this country house, now run as a hotel by Richard Lee. Her farmhouse, Hill Top, is nearby. A newly opened path runs by Esthwaite Water to Hawkshead.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
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Sheedy’s

Sheedy’s

Lisdoonvarna

The Wild Atlantic Way, the Cliffs of Moher and the eerie karst moonscape of the Burren are on the doorstep of this 18th-century mansion. Hosts Martina and John Sheedy are happy to share their local knowledge and provide maps.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • honeymoon
  • historic
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head

St Ives

The Inkin brothers’ dining pub is a popular watering hole for hikers on the Coastal Path. Set out from here to explore cliffs and coves, see seals basking on the Carracks, discover the farm source of Moormaid of Zennor ice cream.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
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Dolffanog Fawr

Dolffanog Fawr

Tywyn

Guests wishing to tackle the Cadair range can request a lift from Alex Yorke and Lorraine Hinkins’s Snowdonia guest house and walk back. There are forest, river and mountain walks, a hot tub for a soak on your return.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • guest_house
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Knockendarroch Hotel

Knockendarroch Hotel

Pitlochry

More than 40 miles of signed routes around Pitlochry lead through woodland, along the loch side, by river and burn, to the Linn of Tummel waterfall, to Scotland’s smallest distillery. Struan and Louise Lothian, hosts at this hotel, are happy to advise.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • guest_house
  • romantic
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegan-friendly
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Llanthony Priory Hotel

Llanthony Priory Hotel

Abergavenny

A circular walk, taking in two miles of Offa’s Dyke, will present you with an eagle’s eye view of Victoria and Geoff Neal’s historic hotel and abbey ruins. A hearty meal, not frugal monkish fare, will be served up on your return.
  • walking
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • cycling
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly

2019 Editor's Choice Walking

Best UK hotels for walking and hiking

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The Peacock at Rowsley

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Rowsley

Whether exploring the estate around medieval Haddon Hall, or tackling more challenging terrain in the Peak District national park, walkers are in their element at Lord and Lady Manners’s 17th-century hotel. Ask reception for their walks folder.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
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Farlam Hall

Farlam Hall

Brampton

Thoughtful route guides to local walks have been compiled by the long-time owners of this manor house hotel near the top of the North Pennines and just three miles from coast-to-coast Hadrian’s Wall Path.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • golf
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • foodie
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Leathes Head Hotel

Leathes Head Hotel

Keswick

Guests can order a picnic before setting out from this Edwardian country house hotel, perhaps to follow a waymarked path ten miles around Derwentwater, or to climb to the top of Catbells for panoramic views.
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  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • eco-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • foodie
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Trevalsa Court

Trevalsa Court

Mevagissey

Steps from the Coastal Path, this friendly small hotel offers a variety of walking and strolling options. Head across country to the Lost Gardens of Heligan – lost no more – and return for a Cornish cream tea.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Dunkery Beacon Country House

Dunkery Beacon Country House

Wootton Courtenay

From this Edwardian hunting lodge, walkers climb to the top of the eponymous beacon hill, or pick up the Coleridge Way across Exmoor towards Lynmouth or Nether Stowey in the footsteps of the great poet. How romantic is that!
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • for_wine-lovers
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • dog_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Creggans Inn

The Creggans Inn

Strachur

From a stroll along the Loch Fyne shore, to exploring enchanted Puck’s Glen, broad leaf and conifer forests and waterfalls, great walks start at the door of this friendly inn, or are just a short drive away.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • fishing
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • mooring_available
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
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Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Ballycastle

You pass a blow hole on the walk to the sea stack of Downpatrick Head, topped with the ruins of a church founded by St Patrick. One of many thrilling forays from this hotel on the Wild Atlantic Way.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • parking
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Timberstone

Timberstone

Clee Stanton

Tea and biscuits await Rover’s return to this dog-friendly rural B&B, after a day roaming the blue remembered hills of Shropshire, visiting Ironbridge Gorge, or browsing the specialist food shops in nearby Ludlow.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • view
  • cycling
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • baby-friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • foodie
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The Plough

The Plough

Kelmscott

You can pick up the Thames Path from this welcoming pub-with-rooms in the William Morris heartlands, perhaps to walk to Lechlade, or past a pretty lock- keeper’s cottage, for a crafty pint in The Trout at Tadpole Bridge.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
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Bryniau Golau

Bryniau Golau

BALA

You can take a scenic walk around Bala lake, pick up a family or heritage trail, head for hill or mountain, from this lovely Snowdonia B&B. A good breakfast sets you up; drying facilities await your return.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • value
  • b&b
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2018 Editor's Choice Walking

Best UK hotels for walking and hiking

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The Peacock at Rowsley

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Rowsley

Generations of glamorous aristocrats hang around this 17th-century manor house, gazing from gilded frames over what is today an exemplary hotel.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
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Tudor Farmhouse

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Clearwell

‘A hit! Just our kind of hotel,’ say trusted reviewers of this ‘small but luxurious’ retreat set in ‘ravishing countryside’ in the Forest of Dean.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
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  • fishing
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Hazel Bank

Hazel Bank

Keswick

Occupying a prime spot in what is arguably the Lake District’s most picturesque valley, Hazel Bank has ‘stunning mountain views’, walks from the doorstep, and the chance of spotting a red squirrel.
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  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • adults-only
  • parking
  • country_house
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • foodie
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The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Clitheroe

There is an outdoorsy, tally-ho vibe about Charles Bowman’s rural inn on the banks of the River Hodder, with views to the Forest of Bowland.
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  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • activities
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  • conference/meeting_friendly
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  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

‘I would love to keep it to myself, but I thought I should share the good news.
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  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • foodie
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Ees Wyke Country House

Ees Wyke Country House

Ambleside

More guest house than hotel, this Georgian country house overlooking Esthwaite Water has the feel of a comfortable family home, a bit lived-in – and what an outlook.
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  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
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  • bird_watching
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  • boutique
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Crossways Hotel

Crossways Hotel

Wilmington

David Stott and Clive James ‘nurture an atmosphere of repose and tranquillity, along with informality and laughter and the friendliest of warm welcomes’ at their restaurant-with-rooms beneath the South Downs.
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  • gourmet
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  • good_value
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Rannoch Station

The phrase ‘in the middle of nowhere’ takes on real meaning when you step down from the overnight sleeper for a stay at Scott and Stephanie Meikle’s remote restaurant-with-rooms.
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  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • wildlife_watching
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The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head

St Ives

You drive over moors on a near-deserted road to reach Charles and Edmund Inkin’s relaxed, informal dining-pub-with-rooms on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
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Currarevagh House

Currarevagh House

Oughterard

A house-party atmosphere prevails at this country house in 180 acres of grounds on Lough Corrib, built in 1842 and run as a sporting lodge by owner Henry Hodgson’s great grandfather from 1890.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • country_house
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  • horse_riding
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2017 Editor's Choice Walking

Best UK hotels for walking and hiking

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Pen-y-Dyffryn

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Oswestry

A morning newsletter lends a personal touch at the Hunter family’s dog-friendly hotel in rolling countryside with views to the Welsh hills.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • wildlife_watching
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Tudor Farmhouse

Tudor Farmhouse - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Clearwell

‘A hit! Just our kind of hotel,’ say trusted reviewers of this ‘small but luxurious’ retreat set in ‘ravishing countryside’ in the Forest of Dean.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • golf
  • fishing
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel

Fort William

You can almost hear the skirling of pipes as you gaze across Loch Shiel from Jane MacFarlane’s waterside mansion to the Glenfinnan Monument and distant Ben Nevis.
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  • child_friendly
  • walking
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  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
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Howtown Hotel

Howtown Hotel

Penrith

It’s traditional with a capital T at the ‘delightfully old-fashioned’ Howtown, with dinner gong, no in-room TVs, and extremely limited Wi-Fi.
  • child_friendly
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  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • wildlife_watching
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  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

With a ‘spectacular location’ in a small village high in the White Peak landscape, James Moffett’s Grade II* listed manor house with its stone floors, oak beams and mullioned windows also offers ‘excellent value for money’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • good_value
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

Dogs love this dining-pub-with-rooms, between the Black mountains and the Brecon Beacons, as much as their two-legged friends do.
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  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
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  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_wine-lovers
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
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Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Rannoch Station

The phrase ‘in the middle of nowhere’ takes on real meaning when you step down from the overnight sleeper for a stay at Scott and Stephanie Meikle’s remote restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
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Dunkery Beacon Country House

Dunkery Beacon Country House

Wootton Courtenay

This Edwardian hunting lodge with a veranda from which to gaze out to the highest point on Exmoor, or at the starry black sky, is today a ‘delightful, well-managed’ hotel, run by owners John and Jane Bradley.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • for_wine-lovers
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • dog_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

Nant Gwynant

Built in 1810, this ‘eccentric’ hotel at the foot of Snowdonia retains the spirit of a mountaineers’ hostel, along with a wealth of memorabilia commemorating mountaineering’s golden age.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • historic
  • outdoor_pool
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Boskerris Hotel

Boskerris Hotel

St Ives

Above Carbis Bay, just far enough from the madding crowd, Jonathan and Marianne Bassett’s small Edwardian hotel is the epitome of coastal style.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
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Titchwell Manor

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Brancaster

Twitchers are in their element at Titchwell, with an RSPB nature reserve just up the road – but so too are foodie couples, beach-seeking families and dogs, who can eat with their owners in the casual Eating Rooms.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

‘We felt as if we had been invited to stay with friends,’ says one reviewer of this welcoming B&B in the heart of Jane Eyre country.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • eco-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • boutique
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The Burgoyne

The Burgoyne

REETH

‘A delight,’ writes one reader this year of Mo and Julia Usman’s Georgian hotel overlooking the green. ‘Fantastic views, cosy comfy atmosphere, exceptional cuisine and service.’
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
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Last updated: December 03, 2020